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and healthcare for women and children. the need is overwhelming after 30 years of war. >> a lot of times people are left homeless without jobs, without food, access to clean water, education, healthcare. >> some resort to living underground to stay alive. >> there would be anywhere from 15 to 25 people essentially living in these holes that have one opening at the very top as a window and they were living there for two, three, three and a half months. winter in afghanistan in many parts of the country is brutal. freezing temperatures and routinely i would go to villages and see the elders complain about the sick and the elderly and the children that they were losing every winter due to the cold. this is one of the reason for building the shelters that cost $2,000 for a family of six or seven people. for a small amount of money it can be a life saving culture. >> families get a prepackaged kit and build the shelter themselves. >> they are given the raw materials and given the window frames, the doors, the beams. >> so far this foundation has raised enough money to build nearly 400 shelters to ho
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